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Forum: Camping Locations, Plans & Trip Reports 10-12-2016, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 803
Posted By Atom Ant
Just watch the weather! I-80 can be as...

Just watch the weather! I-80 can be as treacherous in the wind.

We came back that way a couple of months ago - found a cute new owner park in Burns off 20, and one on 85 in Snowville Utah.
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-12-2016, 01:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,083
Posted By Atom Ant
Ya, we could only WISH we were that free :) When...

Ya, we could only WISH we were that free :) When you take out the competition or buy it and liquidate it, the consumers choices are much less of a free choice.

I really wish I was free to go buy...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-12-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,933
Posted By Atom Ant
As much as the overall design kind of sucks, I...

As much as the overall design kind of sucks, I would go back to fiberglass. I don't think they could go thicker or it wouldn't wrap around the sides. Just make sure they use the Winnebago product...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-12-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,083
Posted By Atom Ant
You are right, I agree. In fact, your scenario...

You are right, I agree. In fact, your scenario may have very well been the case on my Dealership, and it certainly is with the company I work for.

I always liked Good Sam, still have many of...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-12-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,083
Posted By Atom Ant
hahaha - ya that's true!

hahaha - ya that's true!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-12-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,083
Posted By Atom Ant
So why doesn't he just stick to his Good Sam...

So why doesn't he just stick to his Good Sam products that are so profitable for him, and leave the small business that actually have a passion for MHs alone? He is just a conqueror for profit, with...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-12-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,083
Posted By Atom Ant
Ya, its to bad. While that smug face is out...

Ya, its to bad. While that smug face is out there collecting Dealerships because it make him feel good, we are losing legitimate manufacturer authorized dealerships to the likes of a $12/hr tech...
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-12-2016, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By Atom Ant
Ya, on 64 there are two passes, one on each side...

Ya, on 64 there are two passes, one on each side of Angel Fire. Both have some pretty good switchbacks so it's slow driving, but the view is a bit better.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-12-2016, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Atom Ant
Ya, its the circulation. The furnace has...

Ya, its the circulation. The furnace has ductwork to your basement to heat the pipes, whereas using electric heaters or the fireplace would not circulate that heat to the basement.

As NYBobbo...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-11-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,489
Posted By Atom Ant
There is absolutely no argument there! :thumb:

There is absolutely no argument there! :thumb:
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-11-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12,082
Views: 1,671,229
Posted By Atom Ant
Nice improvement!

Nice improvement!
Forum: Navigation, Routes & Roads 10-11-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,176
Posted By Atom Ant
Ya, I'm heading that way Thursday, on into Santa...

Ya, I'm heading that way Thursday, on into Santa Fe. La vita pass is on 160, but it's pretty tame. Another route I like is over Raton into NM, then 64 West through Angel Fire and on into Taos. ...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By Atom Ant
no kidding - I'll take it for that price sight...

no kidding - I'll take it for that price sight unseen!
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-11-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,021
Posted By Atom Ant
RV Trader worked for me. Careful with...

RV Trader worked for me.

Careful with consignment. At least in my experience:


You are only going to hear the story from the Dealer wants you to hear, and the buyer is going to hear a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-11-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,489
Posted By Atom Ant
I don't want to say no exceptions, but I've...

I don't want to say no exceptions, but I've always felt confident my CO license is good in all states I visit, just because of the logistics involved with trying to get a license in another state you...
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-11-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By Atom Ant
The curbside one is there (the side in view in...

The curbside one is there (the side in view in the second picture) - you can see it if you zoom in. I can't make out the street side.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-11-2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Atom Ant
Just remember electric heat typically doesn't...

Just remember electric heat typically doesn't circulate to the basement areas to keep pipes warm. Not that you should hit real cold weather, but be conscious.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-11-2016, 12:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,108
Posted By Atom Ant
I guess if we are going all factual and techno...

I guess if we are going all factual and techno here, instead of just lobbing out some trivia - lets get accurate:

I don't quite see where the state laws call out "rowboats" as the criteria...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-11-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,922
Posted By Atom Ant
Ah, got to love RV Forensics :)

Ah, got to love RV Forensics :)
Forum: Just Conversation 10-11-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 64,385
Posted By Atom Ant
Na, he looks too much like a sweatheart! :)

Na, he looks too much like a sweatheart! :)
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-11-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 29,297
Posted By Atom Ant
That's a nice plan - a comfy car and keep the TJ....

That's a nice plan - a comfy car and keep the TJ. I was thinking that. I believe the Lincoln has a Ford counterpart - the Edge, or maybe it's the Explorer.

However, I just found a 2 year old...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2016, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,109
Posted By Atom Ant
Good and thoughtful observation! I-80 is where I...

Good and thoughtful observation! I-80 is where I got my distaste for the good life on the road. It seems to be more like a battleground and they are all bigger than us :)

All you can really...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,093
Posted By Atom Ant
Evidently you interpret the mission statement as...

Evidently you interpret the mission statement as not having any tolerance either! Correct all you want- but in my opinion you are WRONG (my keyboard yells like yours) and you are trying to retrofit...
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-10-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,746
Posted By Atom Ant
Oh wow! That looks even cool from the back -...

Oh wow! That looks even cool from the back - first time you posted a pic of that. Wheels look sharp!

Is the kitchen, bath going to be in the rear?
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-10-2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Atom Ant
Or even if you found a spot with electric. I...

Or even if you found a spot with electric. I wouldn't hesitate then.
Forum: Trailer Towing and Tow Vehicles Discussion 10-10-2016, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,108
Posted By Atom Ant
I figured I could get by towing our boat with a...

I figured I could get by towing our boat with a TJ from the campground to the dock so I thought I would test it - Whoooa! that boat pushed me right through a stop sign and I was smashing the brake...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-10-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 993
Posted By Atom Ant
eeew - Hotel is a dirty word :) ...

eeew - Hotel is a dirty word :)

But....without electricity it's probably a good choice. The power draw on the furnace is substantial so in addition to high propane use you will be probably be...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-10-2016, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By Atom Ant
Ah thanks Steve!

Ah thanks Steve!
Forum: iRV2.com General Discussion 10-10-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By Atom Ant
Probably couldn't do that again in 100 tries. ...

Probably couldn't do that again in 100 tries. Glad everyone got out.
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-10-2016, 12:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,922
Posted By Atom Ant
It has a test button and LED light - push it and...

It has a test button and LED light - push it and see what happens!
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-10-2016, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By Atom Ant
Steve, how did you turn off the pump and still...

Steve, how did you turn off the pump and still have power to the flush system? or are you saying the water pump and not the mascerator pump.
Forum: Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 10-10-2016, 12:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,461
Posted By Atom Ant
We have the Yakima Holdup, and it too says "Do...

We have the Yakima Holdup, and it too says "Do not install on trailers, campers, and RVs".

I used it on our 5th wheel, and one of our friends with the same rack and fifth wheel lost theirs with...
Forum: Workhorse and Chevrolet Chassis Motorhome Forum 10-10-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 854
Posted By Atom Ant
Tecma Toilet Winterize

I just read up on the Tecma mascerator toilet for winterization and it says flush 5 times to ensure the piping is winterized! The Winnebago plumbing drawings call out 5 gal antifreeze for factory...
Forum: Vintage RV's 10-10-2016, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3,285
Views: 1,728,879
Posted By Atom Ant
You are having just too much fun! Are you...

You are having just too much fun! Are you painting those, or is it a vinyl graphic you are applying?
Forum: Just Conversation 10-10-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 531
Views: 64,385
Posted By Atom Ant
That's actually kind of cool! Now if they had...

That's actually kind of cool! Now if they had one with a microphone that would come on with dog barks. I think having it hit the side of the owner's trailer with a water stream would work.
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-10-2016, 10:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,093
Posted By Atom Ant
I really get sick and tired of this being a topic...

I really get sick and tired of this being a topic - I grew up with "triple towing" and could care less what the trucking industry wants to morph that in to. Kind of like whether my RV is called a...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-10-2016, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 230,366
Posted By Atom Ant
great stuff! Thank you!

great stuff! Thank you!
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-09-2016, 06:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,260
Posted By Atom Ant
Danleininger, Let us know how you like...

Danleininger,

Let us know how you like it and any complications you run into setting up. I don't have a Newmar, but am also looking at a new Expedition. We have a 2014 Expedition and love it...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-09-2016, 06:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,550
Posted By Atom Ant
I suggest you do your maiden voyage without her. ...

I suggest you do your maiden voyage without her. As a new to you used motorhome, its almost guaranteed you will have some issues to attend to, and if she is not in the correct spirit to laugh those...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-09-2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 64,385
Posted By Atom Ant
We are usually lake front where I like to park,...

We are usually lake front where I like to park, and I'm inbetween the lake and the public restrooms in the campground, and I'll never let the DW know but I have never complained about the bikinis...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-09-2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,890
Posted By Atom Ant
Here is a another company up to 54' Custom...

Here is a another company up to 54'

Custom Fifth Wheel Product Information | Recreation By Design (https://www.recreationbydesign.us/fifth-wheel)

I thought I would search for articulating RVs...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-09-2016, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,890
Posted By Atom Ant
I think it refers to units like these that you...

I think it refers to units like these that you can order 5th wheels much longer than 45'. I can't be certain, but I thought I saw one 80' (size of a train car) on one of the forums.

Custom Built...
Forum: Just Conversation 10-09-2016, 12:59 PM
Replies: 531
Views: 64,385
Posted By Atom Ant
Wow! I hadn't heard of some of those. How do...

Wow! I hadn't heard of some of those. How do you enclose your hose in a plastic pipe?
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-09-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,298
Posted By Atom Ant
Ah, sounds pretty good. Note, the NuWave2 is...

Ah, sounds pretty good. Note, the NuWave2 is only a 1300 watt unit like the one in my second link for $55 at Amazon. With your deal is looks like you will save a little - plus maybe some pans if...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-09-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 230,366
Posted By Atom Ant
I might give that overload adjustment a try. It...

I might give that overload adjustment a try. It stops when extending about 3 inches out from closed, so I'm assuming that is the highest torque demand on it.

That slide mechanism was replaced...
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-09-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Atom Ant
Ah, thanks. Not knowing what the issue was, from...

Ah, thanks. Not knowing what the issue was, from the pics I figured it might have something to do with the hole getting plugged and then holding water.
Forum: Winnebago Industries Owner's Forum 10-08-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By Atom Ant
Ah sorry, I didn't see the other post.

Ah sorry, I didn't see the other post.
Forum: Newmar Owner's Forum 10-08-2016, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,099
Posted By Atom Ant
Just a note - there is a lot cleaner way to...

Just a note - there is a lot cleaner way to bypass the filter
...
Forum: Monaco Owner's Forum 10-08-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,298
Posted By Atom Ant
I'm sure they are fine, they have a good...

I'm sure they are fine, they have a good reputation. I didn't see the 2 burner for $99.

I only saw their Pro 1800 watt for $99...
Forum: Class A Motorhome Discussions 10-08-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,031
Posted By Atom Ant
Yep - I was showing off our autolevel on...

Yep -

I was showing off our autolevel on our new 5er in our campsite back in the day - all the brother-in-laws behind me as I hit "AUTO" and said "watch this!"....they watched as the front frame...
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